PriceFountain Removal Guide
PriceFountain is an ad-supported application that promises to present you with the best coupons, discounts and other special deals. It has an official website where it is described as “a dynamic online tool that automatically offers you relevant deals according to your online searches in real time”.
The description of the application makes it seem rather useful, however, the main page does not provide you with a download link which is somewhat suspicious. As you have probably already guessed, PriceFountain is not as useful as it claims to be. It fills your browsers with third party ads, some of which are completely fake. If you want to improve your cyber security level, you should delete PriceFountain.
How does PriceFountain work?
Unlike most adware programs PriceFountain does not add browser extensions to your web browsers. Instead, it inserts a process called pricefountain.exe*32. The process runs in the background every time you turn on your computer and you can view it if you access Task Manager. Killing the process will not solve your problem. In order to eliminate ads, pop-ups, sponsored links, banners, video commercials and other useless commercial data that the adware fills your browsers with, you need to uninstall PriceFountain from your PC.
The method used to distribute PriceFountain, on the other hand, does not differ from other ad-supported programs at all. Just like Pennybee, Offerblvd, Walletbee and other adware, PriceFountain can not be downloaded from its official page. Instead, it comes bundled with free third party software. Therefore you need to be especially attentive when you install freeware. Always choose Custom mode and deselect the unnecessary offers. Otherwise you will end up with adware, browser hijackers and other potentially unwanted applications. We assure you these applications will not be beneficial to you in any way.
How to remove PriceFountain?
There is no doubt that you need to terminate PriceFountain. The program fills your browsers with adverts and thus exposes you to unsafe links that could lead to malware infections and other virtual scams. The software also slows down your Internet connection and collects information about your browsing habits.
There are two options you can choose from when it comes to PriceFountain removal. You can delete PriceFountain manually or automatically. If you think there may be other unwanted applications on your PC, we suggest you go with the second option. If you download a malware remover, you will be able to scan your system, detect all possible issues and remove PriceFountain along with them. Moreover, you will also make sure that your computer stays protected in the future. If, however, you prefer manual removal, you can use the instructions below.
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs
- Choose PriceFountain and click Remove
Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program
- Uninstall PriceFountain from your system
- Search → Control Panel → Uninstall a program
- Select PriceFountain and click Uninstall.